The Holocaust, the Armenian Genocide, atrocities in Africa and genocide of Native peoples in the Americas are among several important topics to be covered at this year’s Genocide Awareness Week at Scottsdale Community College, according to the College’s website.
The fourth annual “Genocide Awareness Week: Not On Our Watch” will be April 11-16.
Among the highlights will be the return of 90-year-old Holocaust survivor Oskar Knoblauch to share his story of survival and forgiveness. Knoblauch’s first-hand account is part of an impressive week-long lineup of talks and discussions with genocide survivors, scholars and humanitarians and activists.
Other periods of genocide to be covered include the Syrian civil war, Armenian mass killing, and genocidal eruptions around the globe.
Exhibit on “Iconic Images of the Armenian Genocide” will be in the SC Lobby throughout April. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. will provide a photographic essay on the Holocaust during the conference.